Latest 0.1.3
License MIT
Platforms ios 10.0
Dependencies ClingConstraints, PrettyButtons

NumericTextEntry is a powerful, extensible library made for your application’s numeric entry needs.

Available NumberDisplayer components:

  UIFittedFlatNumberDisplayer     UIFloatingDecimalNumberDisplayer      UIFlatNumberDisplayer      
Custom Keyboard Disable Floats 


✅ Highly extensible
✅ iPad friendly–uses a purely numeric keyboard
✅ Locale-safe; don’t worry about different localization issues
✅ Display Numbers using 3 built-in NumberDisplayers (or your own!)
✅ Displayers with dynamic-sizing text to always fit your view
✅ Injectable NumberFormatter for custom number formatting
✅ Set a maximum value for numeric text
✅ Ability to hide decimals for text that can be represented by an Int
✅ Built-in beautiful, custom keyboard
✅ Define whether float values are allowed


  1. Install CocoaPods
  2. Add this repo to your Podfile

    target 'Example' do
        # IMPORTANT: Make sure use_frameworks! is included at the top of the file
        pod 'NumericalTextEntry'
  3. Run pod install in the podfile directory from your terminal
  4. Open up the .xcworkspace that CocoaPods created
  5. Done!

How Do I Work With It?

NumericalTextEntry is intended to be very extensible. Despite its extensibility, NumericalTextEntry is very easy to work with.


To create a numeric text entry field: let numberField = UINumberEntryField()

To get the different values in the number field:

let userInputValue = numberField.rawValue
let numericValue = numberField.doubleValue
let displayedValue = numberField.displayedStringValue


The following values are customizable for UINumberEntryFields:

// Cap the maximum value for entry to 987.2 (default  9_999_999_999_999.99; exceeding the default value may cause formatting errors due to double-precision.)
numberField.maximumValue = 987.2

// Set the starting value for the number field
numberField.startingValue = 37.2

// Determines if decimals should not be in the displayedString if the number can be represented by an integer 
// e.g.: rawValue: "23" - formattedNumber: "23.00" - displayedNumber: "23")
// e.g. 2: rawValue: "23.0" - formattedNumber: "23.00" - displayedNumber: "23.00"
numberField.hideDecimalsIfIntegerValue = false

// Change the number formatter for the view
numberField.numberFormatter = userDefinedNumberFormatter

// Change the number displayer.
numberField.numberDisplayer = UIFloatingDecimalNumberDisplayer()
numberField.numberDisplayer = UIFlatNumberDisplayer()
numberField.numberDisplayer = UIFittedFlatNumberDisplayer()

// NumberDisplayer customization: both the UIFloatingDecimalNumberDisplayer and UIFittedFlatNumberDisplayer have toggleable animations.
let numberDisplayer = UIFittedFlatNumberDisplayer()
numberDisplayer.animated = false

// Custom fonts and text colors are available for every number displayer as well!
let numberDisplayer = UIFittedFlatNumberDisplay(withFont: customFont, withTextColor:

Want to disallow float values? Simply inject a NumberFormatter that doesn’t allow floats!

let numberFormatter = NumberFormatter()
numberFormatter.allowsFloats = false
numberField.numberFormatter = numberFormatter

Custom NumberDisplayers

Want to create your own NumberDisplayer? Follow this simple protocol!

/// A protocol used to display numbers
public protocol UINumberDisplayer {
    /// Displays the provided value.
    /// - Parameters:
    ///   - stringToDisplay: The complete string to display.
    ///   - rawValue: The raw value of the string to display (not formatted)
    ///   - numberFormatter: The formatter used to generate the stringToDisplay
    ///   - view: The view where the value should be displayed in
    /// - Returns: The views that were created to hold the displayed value.
    func displayValue(_ stringToDisplay: String, withRawString rawString: String,
                      numberFormatter: NumberFormatter, inView view: UIView) -> [UIView]

Component Diagram


To run the example project, clone the repo, and run pod install from the Example directory first.


iOS 10.0 is required.


Read the docs


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NumericalTextEntry is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.

Latest podspec

    "name": "NumericalTextEntry",
    "version": "0.1.3",
    "summary": "A text field that specializes in numeric input.",
    "description": "NumericalTextEntry is a specialized view that allows for numeric input. Input text is first formatted using an input NumberFormatter then displayed using a custom NumberDisplayer. Full description is available on GitHub.",
    "homepage": "",
    "license": {
        "type": "MIT",
        "file": "LICENSE"
    "authors": {
        "[email protected]": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "0.1.3"
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "10.0"
    "source_files": "NumericalTextEntry/Classes/**/*",
    "dependencies": {
        "ClingConstraints": [
            "~> 1.0.1"
        "PrettyButtons": [
            "~> 0.1.0"

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